Category Archives: Full reviews

Book review: LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Lab Girl by Hope Jahren   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Science memoir Summary (from the publisher): An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that … Continue reading

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New release book review: EVEREST RISING by M.D. Kambic

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Everest Rising by M.D. Kambic. a Rafflecopter giveaway Tech rating (out of 5):   Publication date: November 5, 2016 Category: Science thriller / science fiction / metaphysical Summary: In Vancouver, an earth science firm announces the ability to replicate … Continue reading

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Book Buzz: WAYWARD PINES by Blake Crouch

ScienceThrillers.com discusses Pines by Blake Crouch. Tech rating (out of 5):  N/A Publication date: August 2012 Category: Suspense / SciFi Summary (from the publisher): Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a clear mission: locate and recover two federal agents … Continue reading

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Book Buzz: Star Wars AFTERMATH by Chuck Wendig

ScienceThrillers.com discusses Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig. Tech rating (out of 5):  N/A Publication date: September 2015 Category: science fiction / space opera Summary (from the publisher): As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance—now … Continue reading

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New release book review: THE HUMAN SIDE OF SCIENCE by Wiggins and Wynn

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Human Side of Science by Arthur R. Wiggins and Charles M. Wynn Sr.   Publication date: April 2016 Category: Popular nonfiction / history of science / science biography Summary (from the publisher): This lively and humorous book focuses … Continue reading

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New release book review: THE BIG SHEEP by Robert Kroese

ScienceThrillers.com book review of The Big Sheep by Robert Kroese. (excellent; top 30% of SciThri) Tech rating (out of 5): Publication date: June 28, 2016 Category: Science fiction noir mystery/suspense with a touch of snark Summary (from the publisher): Los Angeles of 2039 … Continue reading

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New release book review: BEIJING RED by Alex Ryan

New: Giveaway! Enter until June 15. a Rafflecopter giveaway ScienceThrillers.com book review of Beijing Red by Alex Ryan. (excellent; top 30% of SciThri) Tech rating (out of 5): Publication date: May 10, 2016 Category: Science thriller Summary (from the publisher): When ex-Navy SEAL … Continue reading

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Classic SciFi reviews: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin

Here at ScienceThrillers.com, I primarily review thrillers (fiction and occasionally nonfiction) with science or medicine in them.  Previously, I’ve discussed how SciThri is different from SciFi (read post What is a Science Thriller?).  This is part of my series of reviews … Continue reading

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